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Scheduled Speakers:

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Duane Durst is currently serving as the Superintendent for the NY Ministry Network and as the Northeast Region Non-Resident Executive Presbyter for the General Council of the Assemblies of God. He has served as a church consultant in the area of administration, planning & leadership development and conflict resolution & as a local church pastor.


Duane and Beverly have three children and eleven beautiful grandchildren.

Dr. Duane Durst

Superintendent, New York Ministry Network,

Executive Presbyter, General Council of the Assemblies of God

Jamie is a graduate of the University of Valley Forge.  He is also an ordained minister with the Penndel District of the Assemblies of God and an AG Associate Missionary with AG Missionary Church Planters and Developers, focusing on strengthening men and men's ministry.


Jamie’s passion is to help men overcome the pain of their past and reach their full potential as God’s men.  “Years ago, while I was attending the University of Valley Forge, God gave me a deep desire inside to minister to men. My calling is to help men learn what it means to be a godly man and how to develop a deep, personal relationship with their Heavenly Father.  We strive to challenge and encourage men to reach their full potential in God’s Kingdom.”


Along with planning Mantour Conferences, Jamie enjoys writing and speaking to men.  He's had articles featured in Prodigal Magazine, New Man Magazine, and on the Assemblies of God Men’s Ministry Website.    He's published three books, "Putting On Manhood", "Legacy: Living A Life That Last", and "Get In The Game."

Jamie Holden

Founder Mantour Ministries,  AGUS Missionary Assoc.

Tom Sember

Assemblies of God Men's


Tom and his wife Carolyn have been married for over 25 years and blessed with three daughters Jessica, Katherine, and Rebecca.

He is a 20 year veteran of the Buffalo Fire Dept. serving as a Lieutenant until an accident with the siren took close to 75% of his hearing. He has also worked in the construction industry, building houses and sole proprietor in the handyman service industry.

Upon his disability from the Fire Service, Tom went back to school and became a volunteer minister with the NY District of the Assemblies of God. He has pastored in NY and served as the NYDAG Men’s Director for the state of NY. 

He currently writes the daily devotion for the National AG Men’s Ministry, and other resources which can be found by visiting  Tom has a love and passion for ministry to men. His heart is to see men reach their full potential in Christ by serving their local pastor and churches, but believes that it starts with a relationship with Jesus and then man to man. His current schedule includes speaking engagements to encourage men to be all that God has called men to be, working with the men’s groups, traveling to churches and helping set up men’s events.  

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Joshua Czyz, a native of Central New York, is Pastor at Lakes Church in Auburn and is a Chaplain in the NYS DOCCS, for Onondaga County Sheriff's Office, Auburn Police and Fire Departments, Civil Air Patrol, and for Armoured One, an organization committed to creating systems and training to defend against active shooter events. He established Critical Support Services, Inc in 2018 to provide leadership, education, training, consultation and support services in chaplaincy, disaster response and crisis intervention.


Joshua is ordained with and endorsed as a chaplain by the Assemblies of God and is a certified chaplain with the New York State Council of Churches. He graduated from the University of Valley Forge with a Bachelor of Science in Bible and earned his Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Northeastern Seminary.


Joshua is married to his best friend, Rachel, and they have six boys, Jeremiah, Joshua, Jerry, Josiah, Joseph and Wyatt James. He enjoys time with his family and riding his Harley.

Joshua Czyz

Lakes Church

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